Speaker: Ian Rubenzahl
April 9-12, 2008
Montréal, Québec, Canada

Speakers: Biography

Ian Rubenzahl

Art Gallery of Ontario
New Media
317 Dundas Street West
Toronto ON
M5T 1G4 Canada

Ian Rubenzahl is Manager of New Media Design at the Art Gallery of Ontario in Toronto, Canada. The AGO is currently in the midst of a $254 million transformation project featuring an innovative architectural expansion by architect Frank Gehry. The Gallery is increasing art viewing space by 47 per cent with thousands of new artworks in 110 galleries. Ian and his team are currently working on a redesign of the Gallery's website, www.ago.net, to coincide with the re-opening of the Gallery in the fall of 2008.

Ian will present Getting 'In Your Face': Strategies for Encouraging Creativity, Engagement and Investment When the Museum is Offline. [Paper]